What is the difference between European and Japanese nigiri?

There is a big difference between European and Japanese nigiri. This is because there is a big difference between the education that European and Japanese sushi chefs go through. In Japan, Japanese sushi chefs have been working as a sushi cookie for 60 years and uses techniques that take 40 years to master. It comes to boiling rice, cutting fish and making sushi. The selection of seafood used for sushi is v ...

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Healthy and tasty Japanese snacks

I have a dinner deal with a friend in the evening. We could get a table at first. 21:00 p.m. In order for me not to die of hunger before, so little I eat homemade Japanese chips. They are made of squid and taste amazing, they have a little fish flavor and taste a bit of barbecue. They were bought in Tokyo. Love that Japanese cuisine is so healthy and good. _ Zoë has lectured and held sushi courses for A. P. ...

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What is Ramen noodle soup?

The ramen noodle soup is not just the ramen noodle soup. There are many variations of ramen noodle soup and many noodles have their very own unique recipe. It corresponds to the grandmother's secret meat ball recipe. Well, that's said to be, there are some clear guidelines and cooking techniques that matter, no matter what ramen noodle soup it is. To illustrate how different ramen noodles can be. Then you w ...

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This is way the weather affects cooking of the rice?

The weather does always affect food preparation. Cooking sushi rice is precision work and therefore I give more attention to the small details such as the how the weather affects the boiling of sushi rice. You use significantly less water when cooking sushi rice compared to ordinary rice that is reason why the smallest details becomes visible. Depending on whether it snow, rains heavily or if it is a hot su ...

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How big is the selection of tuna in Japan?

The tuna selection is very large in Japan and there are several reasons for that. There live about 130 million citizens Japan who are fond of tuna of different qualities. It is from the exclusive tuna used in Michelin restaurants for tuna, used in small street eating places. The Japanese are fond of food and particularly tasty food of high quality. Seen with Japanese eyes, tuna is not just tuna. There is a ...

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What is the purpose of wasabi?

Most have encountered wasabi when they eat sushi. There are many in Europe who uses wasabi to give their sushi a little extra flavor. It often happens that guests mix wasabi with soy sauce and then dip a piece of sushi into the mixture. Japanese sushi chefs use wasabi in another way. In Japan, the guests do not have the opportunity to taste their sushi with wasabi. The only guests get handed when they sit a ...

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Sushi can be a welcome break during the Christmas months

I like Christmas confectionery, pastry, chocolate, pepper nuts, Christmas lunches and Christmas food. However, I think that sometime in my mind tends to go above and beyond what I usually eat for the rest of the year. In order to not only get into chocolate and homemade vanilla pastry which is quite nice to make and taste delicious. I also make sure to eat sushi. So after all, I get some low fat food that o ...

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Can all types of soy sauce be used for sushi?

What few people are aware of is how important the choice of soy sauce has on the entire sushi experience. Soya sauce is approximately 40% of the experience therefore it is very important that you serve the right soy sauce your sushi. Sushi is a fine and delicate eating it is important to select a soy sauce that is not too strong in flavor or contain too much salt. If you use a soy sauce that is too strong i ...

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What is sashimi?

Generally sashimi is a fish dish without rice. It is a dish which the fish slices are cut in such a way that they highlight the fish's qualities. Sashimi slices is not the same fish slices used for Nigiri. Sashimi slices are larger and abroad will often be square and 1 cm. thick. This is because the sashim dish abroad will often represent a full meal. The picture shows a sashimi platter in Tokyo, as you can ...

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Noodle Soup is the most sought after dish all year in Japan

Most people in Denmark prefer to eat hot noodles in spring / autumn and winter. In Japan, it is a little different noodle soup is eaten all year long. In Denmark and especially Copenhagen, there is ramen noodle soup becoming a popular dish. In Japan, the selection of different noodles soups is so large that there are noodle soups that are best suited to be eaten on hot summer days while others are reluctant ...

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